Sunrise couple found dead in murder-suicide

Gunfire has taken the lives of a Sunrise couple, deaths the police are calling a murder-suicide.

A teenage girl told police that about 3 a.m. March 24, screaming and three loud bangs roused her and other children who were sleeping in a house near Sunset Strip and Northwest 64th Avenue.

The teenager’s sister, 29, who owned the home with her boyfriend, 39, had returned to the residence an hour before and had argued with him about their relationship, according to court documents.

Sunrise Police were called and through a bedroom window, could see the couple inside and both were dead, a police report said. The South Florida Sun Sentinel is not identifying the couple because police say the man’s relatives haven’t been told of his death.

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